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Public health disease management guidelines : meningococcal disease, invasive (IMD)

Description

Intended for public health professionals, this resource presents the recommended practices for the management and reporting of invasive meningococcal disease as a notifiable disease. Topics covered include: a case definition of the disease; information on reporting requirements; disease etiology; clinical presentation; diagnosis; epidemiology; key investigation; case management and treatment; and preventive measures. The guidelines were developed by Alberta Health with input and advice from Medical Officers of Health, public health nurses, public health inspectors and medical infectious disease specialists.

Tags
Meningococcal Disease N. meningitidis Neisseria meningitidis communicable diseases notifiable diseases public health surveillance

Title and publication information

Alternative Title

Public health notifiable disease management guidelines: Meningococcal Disease, Invasive (IMD)

Extent

18 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Health and Wellness (1999-2013)

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Resource Dates

Date Created

2014-09-01

Date Added

2015-10-14T15:55:41.638550

Date Modified

2018-04-01

Date Issued

2014-09-01

Audience information

Identifiers

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Health. Surveillance and Assessment Branch.

Contact Email

Health.CD@gov.ab.ca